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Report: Tibesar expected to be named new UW defensive coordinator

A long and quiet search for the next defensive coordinator at the University of Wisconsin is close to being over. Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that the Badgers will be going with an internal hire — outside linebackers coach Tim Tibesar. He was part of a defensive coaching staff that helped Wisconsin finish No. 1 nationally in points allowed per game...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin LB Joe Schobert Puts A Nice Lick On USC QB Cody Kessler As He Passes The Ball

Wisconsin knows that the Trojans are going to go as far as Cody Kessler can throw them and really dialed up the pressure in the second half of the Holiday Bowl. They started breaking through and making him at least scramble to keep a play alive--but sometimes you can't scramble and have to step up in the pocket to make a play.During one second half play he did just that, and got...
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December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Schobert named Big Ten Linebacker of the Year

After leading one of the best defenses in the history of the University of Wisconsin football program, senior outside linebacker Joe Schobert was recognized as the Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year. Joe Schobert of @BadgerFootball named the 2015 #B1G Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year. — Big Ten Football (@B1Gfootball) November 30, 2015...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Schobert named to CBSSports mid-season All-American team

Wisconsin senior outside linebacker Joe Schobert came in to his final season in a Badgers uniform pretty much outside of the fan spotlight, let alone the national spotlight. His performance on the field has made Schobert hard to ignore for anyone though. It has all added up to Schobert being named to’s mid-season All-American team. Schobert is second on the Badgers...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin looks to bounce back against Nebraska

One week following the worst performance in the first five weeks of the 2015 season, the Wisconsin Badgers are desperate for their first conference win, and will have to earn it on the road at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln against a struggling Nebraska Cornhuskers team. Nebraska’s first-year head coach, Mike Riley, who went to Nebraska from Oregon State, a position now held by Wisconsin’s...
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Star Joe Schobert Thinks Iowa’s Offensive Line May Be Better Than Alabama’s

Twitter/@Strasconsin In the season opener, Wisconsin went up against Alabama, and the Crimson Tide had little trouble opening up holes for star running back Derrick Henry. The junior back ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns on just 13 carries against the Badgers. Wisconsin star linebacker Joe Schobert doesn’t think that ‘Bama necessarily has the best offensive line that he’s...
Via College Spun
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Badgers LB Joe Schobert emerging as a true star in the making?

Most of the attention this offseason was paid to the gapping hole left in the middle of the Badgers defense with the departures of both starting inside linebackers. With a lot of young and inexperienced options left on the roster, it was only logical that it would be a main point of concentration for the Badgers and the media. However, it also overshadowed a pair of talented and...
Via Madtown Badgers
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football Player Drops Massive Dunk, Basketball Star Unimpressed

Wisconsin LB Joe Schobert threw down a massive dunk in front of teammates, but got no love from a member of the Badgers' basketball team.
Via Gamedayr
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Smooth-playing LB Schobert wreaks havoc on field

MADISON, Wis. -- There is a certain coolness about Wisconsin linebacker Joe Schobert that people tend to misinterpret for aloofness. He does not possess the manic, in-your-face personality that makes some football players tick, which in turn leads some to assume Schobert simply is not trying all that hard. His high school football coach used to call him "Sleepy Joe" because of his...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Important Badgers No. 11: Joe Schobert

Wisconsin Badgers beat writer Jesse Temple will be analyzing the 25 most important players to the Badgers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find every report here. Note: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players or a series about past success, but rather which of them means the most to how Wisconsin will fare...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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